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“Great summertime stop”
Review of Monarch Pass

Monarch Pass
Ranked #3 of 4 things to do in Monarch
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed July 29, 2013

I have had many harrowing trips over Monarch Pass in the winter, but in the summer it is easy to drive and beautiful. This was the first trip that I made time for the tram ride to the top. It was definitely worth it and a fun, but fairly quick activity for anyone traveling with kids. The trams are fully closed in with a locked door- no chance of anyone falling out or getting hurt. The views at the top are spectacular and, yes, there were still a few spots of snow in July.

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Reviewed July 10, 2013

Convenient for a leg stretch break on Rt.50 but take just a little time to ride the tram to the top. $10 adult, $5 for under 12. Kids will love the tram ride and the view from the top is really worth it. Bring your camera. Well stocked gift shop with a welcome snack bar to fuel up your stomach for the rest of the drive. 10yr old granddaughter loved the little bit of snow up top in mid July.

1  Thank Laning
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Reviewed February 22, 2013

Can't say much more than the title says. If you're traveling in winter, be careful. Many spots on the pass don't have guard rails and the road can become quite snowy and icy.

1  Thank Steve G
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Reviewed October 1, 2012

Drove up at night to view the full moon...since we were only 6 miles away it didn't take long, we were so tired from our hike up Mt. Shavano it was kind of anti climactic!

Thank KimboMax
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Reviewed August 20, 2012

We go there often on our way to other vistas in Western Colorado. Living only about 65 miles away it is our most often route to western Colorado.

Thank Don B
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